chlorofluoromethane

noun
chlo·​ro·​fluo·​ro·​meth·​ane | \ ˌklȯr-ō-ˌflȯr-ō-ˈme-ˌthān How to pronounce chlorofluoromethane (audio) , -ˌflu̇r-, British usually -ˈmē- \

Definition of chlorofluoromethane

: a chlorofluorocarbon derived from methane

First Known Use of chlorofluoromethane

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Chlorofluoromethane.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorofluoromethane. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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